Oat Grain-Feta Salad

Oxmoor House
We substituted oat groats, which are hulled, whole kernels of the oat grain, for bulgur wheat in this traditional Mediterranean main-dish salad.
4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

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2 cups water
1 cup uncooked oat groats
1 cup chopped seeded cucumber
3/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped fresh mint
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (4-ounce) package crumbled feta cheese with basil and sun-dried tomatoes

Preparation

Prep: 3 Minutes
Cook: 30 Minutes
Other: 3 Hours

Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in groats. Bring mixture to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 24 to 26 minutes or just until tender.

Combine groats, cucumber, and next 8 ingredients in a bowl; set aside.

Drain groats and rinse under cold water. Drain well, and add to cucumber mixture. Cover and chill 3 hours.

Add feta cheese; toss gently before serving.

Created date

March 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 257
Fat 9.7 g
Satfat 4.6 g
Protein 11.4 g
Carbohydrate 33.9 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Iron 2.6 mg
Sodium 662 mg
Caloriesfromfat 33 %
Fiber 1.6 g
Calcium 149 mg